Keyboard of the TRS-80 Color Computer 3.

Blast from the Past, November 1982

November 1982 - 35 years ago this month

November 1982 cover of Rainbow magazine

Image: Cover of the November 1982 issue of the Rainbow magazine.

Featured in this issue were:

  • Fred Scerbo: 3-D TYPE GAME TO TRY
  • R.T. and D. Belburgo: MORE MOIRE-FROM DOWNUNDER
  • Chris Hall: REALLY COMBINE GRAPHICS AND TEXT
  • Mike Speer: A CAT'S HEARTBEAT
  • Geoff Wells: ONCE MORE WE'LL GO A-ROWING
  • Robert Kelley: TOWERS OF HANOI
  • Sue Searby: TECKY YES!
  • Allen Curtis: SHADES OF PMODE3
  • Susan P. Davis: FONEHOME
  • George Ziniewicz: TWO BY GEORGE
  • Ron Garrett: SEND SOMEONE A BILL
  • Jim Ebbert: CAN YOU PROTECT STARBASE ALPHA?
  • Paul Kimmelman: SECURING GRANTS FOR COCO
  • Jud Posner: A SPECTACULATOR SMALL BUSINESS
  • John Fernald: HOW HEALTHY ARE YOU?
  • Barry Becker: A SIMPLE WORD PROCESSOR
  • Rich Dersheimer: THE EYES HAVE IT

How much was Coco stuff?

Page 9 of the Rainbow was an advertisement for Computer Plus. They had Color Computer 2's, 16K with standard Color BASIC for US$249.00, 16K with Extended Color BASIC for US$335.00 and 32K with Extended BASIC for US$449.00.

Premuim cassettes were selling for 69 cents to $1.79 for 12 packs, between 5 minutes and 90 minutes. Dunkey Munkey was selling for $24.95 on cassette.

Spectrum Projects were selling the TDP-100 with 16K BASIC for $379.95, and 16K Extended BASIC for $479.95. 5.25 disks were selling for $3.99 each.

Created on Thursday 23 November 2017. Modified on Saturday 2 December 2017.